Downtown Kingston Power Outage: Feb. 13 & 14

Published on: 2011/02/08 - in Releases

Utilities Kingston will be upgrading the electrical infrastructure on behalf of your electricity distributor, Kingston Hydro Corporation. Switching is required for isolation of existing underground equipment to facilitate installation of new equipment and to repair existing equipment.

Scheduled power outage starting Sunday, February 13, 2011, at 11:00 p.m. for approximately 7 hours

Utilities Kingston is installing new electrical equipment in an underground transformer vault on the corner of Princess Street and Barrie Street.

The area affected is surrounded by:

  • Division Street
  • Queen Street
  • Clergy Street
  • Princess Street

Customers affected will be personally notified.

Also a brief scheduled power outage for Monday, February 14, 2011, anytime between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Utilities Kingston will be performing switching to return our electrical system back to normal.

The area affected is surrounded by:

  • Alfred Street to Princess Street
  • Princess Street to Chatham Street
  • Chatham Street to Colborne Street
  • Colborne Street to Sydenham Street
  • Sydenham Street to Queen Street
  • Queen Street to Montreal Street
  • Montreal Street to Brock Street
  • Brock Street to Barrie Street
  • Barrie Street to Union Street
  • Union Street to Alfred Street

Utilities Kingston apologizes for any inconvenience but this work is necessary to ensure a reliable source of electricity.

Map of the affected areas (pdf)


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